Whether you keep poultry, cows, sheep, goats or other types of livestock, there are predators that will try to make a meal out of your animals, and there are common principles and methods you can use to protect your livestock from said predators. #homesteadsurvivalsite #predators #livestock #homesteading #homestead
If you’re a new homesteader, you’ve probably been wondering which animals you should get first. Here are the 9 most popular homestead animals. #homesteadsurvivalsite #homestead #offgrid #livingstock #raisinganimals
If you’re a homesteader looking for a pet dog, here is a list of the best dog breeds to fill the most commonly desired pup positions.
Ducks are hardy, relatively disease free, easy to care for, reliable egg producers, and are exceptional foragers. Here are 8 tips for raising healthy ducks.
In addition to the lumber, roofing, windows, and hardware needed to build your structure, here is a basic shopping list for a chicken coop.
Butchering chickens is not exactly fun. It’s messy and brutal, but necessary. This video will give you a good idea of the kind of work involved.
Living in an area with irritable neighbors or noise regulations, you need chickens that are on the quieter side. These are known to be a little less noisy. #homesteadsurvivalsite #raisingchickens #keepingchickens #urbanhomesteading #homestead
Milking a cow is very difficult if she doesn’t like you. In this video, Patara explains what you need to do to get your cow to love you.
In this video, Justin Rhodes talks about how he feeds 30 chickens for only $1.25 a day. That’s only 4 cents a day per chicken!
Though chickens are the best-known type of backyard poultry, there are many other breeds worth considering. A mixed flock has many advantages. #homesteadsurvivalsite #homesteading #livestock #raisingbirds #offgridliving